There are no journalists
Jeff Jarvis argues that defining the term "journalist" creates boundaries that run counter to the purpose of journalism.
The NSA vs. Democracy
Intelligence services are by nature in conflict with the principles of democracy - transparency and accountability for and by the people. Ezra Klein makes a case similar to the one I made a few weeks ago, but with more charts and figures.
Google+ Turns Two: Why I'm Becoming a Convert
Better sharing & posting tools and higher quality discussion. Maybe it's not such a ghost town.